2013 Pittsburgh Pirates International Signing Tracker

The International Signing Tracker will be keeping track of all of the international signings from July 2nd, 2013 to July 1st, 2014.

INTERNATIONAL SIGNING NEWS:

7/3/2013: Adrian Valerio

7/3/2013: Edinson Lantigua

7/4/2013: Luis Perez, Raul Siri, Christian Mota, Ramon Garcia, Junior Lopez, Julian Villamar, Yunior Montero

7/14/2013: Eliezer Ramirez, Nestor Oronel, Edgardo Leon

8/9/2013: Jeremias Portorreal

8/14/2013: Luis Escobar

2013 Pittsburgh Pirates International Signing Tracker

Player Pos. DOB Height Weight Bats Throws Birthplace Est. Bonus
Adrian Valerio SS 16 5′ 11″ 160  Both  Right Dominican Republic $400,000
Edinson Lantigua CF 16 6′ 0″ 160  Left  Right Dominican Republic $275,000
Luis Perez SS 18 5′ 10″ 170  Left  Left Dominican Republic N/A
Raul Siri 2B 18 5′ 10″ 175  Right  Right Dominican Republic N/A
Christian Mota LHP 21 5′ 10″ 155  Right  Left Dominican Republic N/A
Ramon Garcia RHP 21 6′ 0″ 190  Right  Right Dominican Republic N/A
Junior Lopez RHP 22 6′ 2″ 160  Right  Right Dominican Republic N/A
Julian Villamar RHP 19 6′ 5″ 190  Right  Right Dominican Republic N/A
Yunior Montero RHP 20 6′ 4″ 175  Right  Right Dominican Republic N/A
Edgardo Leon RHP 17 6′ 3″ 185  Right  Right Venezuela N/A
Nestor Oronel LHP 16 6′ 2″ 180  Right  Left Venezuela N/A
Eliezer Ramirez OF 16 6′ 2″ 170  Right  Right Venezuela $120,000
Jeremias Portorreal OF 16 6′ 2″ 180  Left  Left Dominican Republic $375,000
Luis Escobar RHP 17 6′ 0″ 175  Right  Right Colombia $150,000
Number of Players Signed 14
Total Estimated Bonuses Paid $1,320,000
Bonus Pool Remaining ($2,426,000 Pool) $1,106,000

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